Anna Camp to Headline NBC's Untitled Church Choir Comedy Pilot

Anna Camp has snapped up a pitch perfect pilot season gig. The actress-singer has signed on to star in NBC’s currently-untitled, single-camera, church choir-themed comedy pilot (fka All Together Now), TVLine has learned. RELATEDPilot Season 2019: Scoop on This Fall’s (Possible) New Shows, Who’s In Them The potential series — from EPs Lesley Wake Webster […]

Bradley Whitford to Star as Church Choir Director in NBC Comedy Pilot

This is news worth singing to the heavens about: NBC has ordered a pilot for a comedy about an unlikely church choir director starring Emmy winner Bradley Whitford, TVLine has learned. The untitled single-cam comedy (formerly titled All Together Now) stars Whitford as a cranky Ivy League music professor who stumbles into becoming the director […]

Netflix reveals Space Force comedy series before Trump gets real thing approved

Welcome to (Netflix’s) Space Force. [credit: Netflix ] Netflix took the wraps off its latest comedy series on Wednesday, and while that may sound humdrum for a company with roughly 7,000 series in the works, this one has set its sights on something huge: the outer reaches of space. Er, sorry, we misread that. The […]

‘Parks and Recreation’ Reruns Heading to Comedy Central Starting in January 2019

Comedy Central already has reruns of The Office airing all the time, and they’ve just picked up the syndication rights to the spiritual sister to the mockumentary series that takes place in the historic town of Pawnee, Indiana. All seven seasons of Parks and Recreation are heading to Comedy Central starting in January of 2019. […]

Blackadder is DEAD: Star reveals why hit comedy will NEVER return

Tim McInnerny, 62, said the viewing public “don’t want to see those characters being 30 years older”.  The actor stars tonight on Channel 5 in Agatha & The Truth of Murder, a new spin of the real-life disappearance of Agatha Christie, but he’s no fan of reuniting the famous Blackadder team of Rowan Atkinson, Hugh Laurie, Ben […]

Michelle Wolf responds to Trump trashing her comedy with a taunt about Khashoggi: ‘I bet you’d be on my side if I had killed a journalist’

Comedian Michelle Wolf responded to President Donald Trump’s criticism of her with a jibe about his response to the killing of journalist Jamal Khashoggi. Trump pummeled her performance at last year’s White House Correspondents’ Dinner as he welcomed the news that a comedian would not perform at the next event, ending a decades-long tradition. Trump said […]

Carry on films: Angela Douglas loved every minute on comedy classics

BUBBLY: Angela in 1965’s Carry On Cowboy (Image: ITV/REX/Shutterstock) ANGELA DOUGLAS is best remembered as the glamorous, often upper-crust young leading lady in a series of Carry On films.  But she gained a different sort of fame when she shocked 1960s Britain by falling passionately in love with the actor Kenneth More, who was a […]

Camping Review: Stay Indoors and Avoid HBO's Grating Comedy Misfire

If HBO’s new comedy Camping is meant to evoke the feeling of being stuck on an excruciatingly long camping trip with people you despise, on that level, it’s a success. But on every other level, it fails miserably. Despite a lot of talent in front of and behind the camera, Camping — debuting Sunday, Oct. […]

Fantastic Fest Day 2: ‘Border’ is a Beautifully Executed Bad Idea, ‘Apostle’ Delivers Vicious Thrills, and ‘One Cut of the Dead’ is the Best Zombie Comedy in Years

(Welcome to The Fantastic Fest Diaries, where we will be chronicling every single movie we see at the United States’ largest genre film festival.) Welcome to Fantastic Fest, day two. In this diary entry: a deranged stop-motion allegory, an unpredictable thriller from the writer of Let the Right One In, a new horror movie from The […]